The Best Trader Joe’s Party Food

So, since adjusting my perspective on my goal of entertaining and keeping an eye toward simplicity… I’ve found that one of my favorite ways to take the stress off of entertaining is either by supplementing my party food with some ready made treats, or by keeping things as simple as possible and literally buying all of my food offerings from Trader Joe’s. Continue reading

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2018: Let’s Get Together…

Hello everyone! Can you believe it is almost time for a new year?! 2017 was rough in so many ways for so many people, but there was a lot of good in there too. As 2018 approaches, I’ve been brainstorming what the focus of my blog will be for the year of “E”s. This series of “announcement” posts will be short and sweet so we can all have a little extra time in the final countdown to Christmas and New Year’s… So here’s the first one: Continue reading

New Month, New Years, New Babysteps toward my Goals…

It’s May! It’s May!
And in spite of that meaning triple digit weather here in Phoenix, it is tied for my favorite month. So I figured this would be a good month to give you a little more in depth look at my goals for the month and how I use my Powersheets! Plus, a sneak peek at the exciting things coming up this month. Continue reading

Baking #6: 42 projects in 52 weeks

***Originally Posted 2/8/15***

OK, remember when I said that technically some of my projects wouldn’t be baked persay? This week’s is one of those.  I made Oreo Truffles today so I could bring something sweet to the How I Learned To Drive cast party and I thought I’d share this very easy treat with you.

There are several variations of this recipe all over the internet, but I have always just guestimated after making them for the first time at a holiday treat party in 2010.

Here are you basic ingredients: Continue reading